Profiles in "Galaxy Formation" Expertise Area

  • Borthakur is an observational astronomer specializing in extragalactic astronomy. Her research focuses on understanding how galaxies exchange matter and energy from their surroundings and grow via such processes.
  • Padave is an observational astronomer studying the growth of galaxy disks. She focuses on star formation in the outer disks of galaxies and utilizes UV, optical, H-alpha, and IR photometric & spectroscopic data.
  • Noble is an observational astronomer specializing in galaxy evolution and formation. Her research focuses on the interplay of stars, gas, and dust in galaxies when the Universe was 4 billion years old.
  • Patrick Kamieneski is an observational astronomer with expertise in the evolution of distant galaxies, strong gravitational lensing, and (sub)-mm/radio interferometry.